The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced it has agreed to a settlement with Christopher A. Faulkner—the self-proclaimed “Frack Master”—in connection with his wide-ranging securities-fraud scheme that raised over $80 million from hundreds of investors nationwide. Faulkner has simultaneously entered into a plea agreement relating to the same misconduct…
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SEC Suspends Trading in Company for Making False Cryptocurrency-Related Claims about SEC Regulation and Registration
The Securities and Exchange Commission today suspended trading in the securities of a company amid questions surrounding its statements about partnering with a claimed SEC-qualified custodian for use with cryptocurrency transactions and a purportedly registered public offering of preferred stock.
The SEC’s trading suspension order says that two August 2018 press releases…